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Rip Current Statement

National Weather Service San Juan PR
409 AM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-
409 AM AST Sun Sep 23 2018


* LOCATION...North facing beaches of Puerto Rico.

* TIMING...early Sunday morning through late Sunday night.

* IMPACTS...Life threatening currents that can carry even the
  best swimmers out to sea.


There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
531 AM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Nortwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
531 AM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Puerto Rico and the adjacent
Atlantic Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Thunderstorms...There is a chance of thunderstorms with heavy
rainfall and brief gusty winds this afternoon across portions of
western Puerto Rico.

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 6 feet are expected across the Atlantic

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for the northern
beaches of Puerto Rico.

.Heat...Heat index up to 104 degrees is expected mainly across coastal
areas of northern and southern Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

Thunderstorms are expected on Monday afternoon over western Puerto
Rico. This can lead to heavy rainfall and urban and small stream
flooding. Shower and thunderstorm activity is expected to increase
from the east by late Monday night into Tuesday in association to
what is expected to be the remnants of Tropical Depression Eleven. A
moderate to high risk of rip currents will continue to prevail,
particularly across the north facing beaches of the local islands for
the next several days.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report flooding and rip currents to the
National Weather Service in San Juan.


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